Definition of beret
: a visorless usually woolen cap with a tight headband and a soft full flat top
Recent Examples of beret from the Web
The venerable hatmaker, which has produced just about every style over its long history, from trilbies and pork pies to bowlers and berets, is no stranger to adversity.
Mrs. Sliwa would, at times, wear the red beret that was the trademark of the Guardian Angels.
Knipe said Fletcher challenged a large black man wearing a Marine beret.
Saxophone and trombone players plus a group of men dressed in all black with berets also appear.
In France, as the Eiffel Tower explodes, people run around terrified, wearing berets.
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BERET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beret for English Language Learners
: a round hat with a tight band around the head and a top that is flat, soft, and loose
BERET Defined for Kids
Definition of beret for Students
: a soft round flat cap without a visor
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